Suffolk

Bedford man charged with raping Suffolk teenager

A man from Bedfordshire has been charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl in Suffolk.

The teenager was found by officers on the High Street in Lowestoft in the early hours of Friday in a "distressed state", a police spokeswoman said.

The 35-year-old man from Bedford was arrested on Friday morning and has since been charged with her rape.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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